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How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

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What is emotional intelligence?

Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions. some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and strengthened, while others claim it's an inborn characteristic.

The ability to express and control emotions is essen...

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Components of emotional intelligence

There are four levels of emotional intelligence:

  1. Perceiving emotions: The first step in understanding emotions is to perceive them accurately. In many cases, this might involve understanding nonverbal signals such as body language and facial expressions.

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Impact of emotional intelligence

interest in teaching and learning social and emotional intelligence has grown the recent years. Social and emotional learning (SEL) programs have become a standard part of the curriculum for many schools.

The goal of these initiatives is not only to improve health and well-being but...

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Think before reacting

Emotional intelligent people might know that emotions can be powerful, but also temporary.

When a highly charged emotional event happens, such as becoming angry with a co-worker, the emotionally intelligent response would be to take some time before responding. This allows ...

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Greater self-awareness

Emotionally intelligent people are not only good at thinking about how other people might feel but they are also adept at understanding their own feelings.

Self-awareness allows people to consider the many different factors that contribute to their emotions.

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Empathy for others

A large part of emotional intelligence is being able to think about and empathize with how other people are feeling. This often involves considering how you would respond if you were in the same situation.

People who have strong emotional intelligence are able to consider the perspe...

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how to use emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence can be used in many different ways in your daily life.

some different ways to practice emotional intelligence include:

  • Being able to accept criticism and responsibility
  • Being able to move on after making a mistake
  • Being able to say no when ...

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Tips to improve emotional intelligence

  • Listen: If you want to understand what other people are feeling, this first step is to pay attention. Take the time to listen to what people are trying to tell you both verbally and non-verbally.
  • Empathize: Picking up on emotions is critical, but you...

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